Phytoremediation of soil contaminated with used lubricating oil using Jatropha curcas.

@article{Agamuthu2010PhytoremediationOS,
  title={Phytoremediation of soil contaminated with used lubricating oil using Jatropha curcas.},
  author={P. Agamuthu and O. P. Abioye and Astimar Abdul Aziz},
  journal={Journal of hazardous materials},
  year={2010},
  volume={179 1-3},
  pages={891-4}
}
Soil contamination by used lubricating oil from automobiles is a growing concern in many countries, especially in Asian and African continents. Phytoremediation of this polluted soil with non-edible plant like Jatropha curcas offers an environmental friendly and cost-effective method for remediating the polluted soil. In this study, phytoremediation of soil contaminated with 2.5 and 1% (w/w) waste lubricating oil using J. curcas and enhancement with organic wastes [Banana skin (BS), brewery… CONTINUE READING

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